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War and Modern Revolution Timeline (Tony and Ahmed)

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  • Texas Revolt

    Texas Revolt
    The Texas Revolt is significant because as the result of the victory of the Texans, Texas became indepedent from Mexico. As Santa Anna was defeated, his decline of power started as he was ousted from power when he went back to Mexico in 1836.
  • Sannta Anna

    Sannta Anna
    Sannta Anna was significant because he greatly influenced early Mexican and Spanish politics and government. He also played the leading role in Mexico’s fight for independence from Spain. He was a strong influential military leader and later president eleven times.
  • Stephen Austin

    Stephen Austin
    The Anglo leader who encouraged a revolt against Mexico in 1835. He is significant because he is led Texans to fight Santa Anna which eventually resulted in Santa Anna's loss of power and the independence of Texas.
  • Sam Houston

    Sam Houston
    Sam Houston is significant because he led the force that defeated Santa Anna. By capturing him, he demanded for the long sought independence of Texas. His victory quickened the independence of Texas.
  • Battle of San Jacinto

    Battle of San Jacinto
    This battle is significant because Santa Anna was defeated captured by the enemy and experienced a decline of power after the return.
  • Texas Annexation

    Texas Annexation
    This is significant because the United States accepted Texas as a part of their country. Also, this triggered anger in Mexicans as they considered this act as an act of aggression, resulting in a two year war between the two countries.
  • Benito Juarez

    Benito Juarez
    Benito Juarez was significant because of the way he greatly influenced the Mexican government. Some of which he worked to start a liberal reform movement called la reforma. La reforma’s major goals were redistribution of land, separation of church and state, and increasing educational opportunities for the poor. After the rebellion against santa anna the country had tremendous problems, but luckily Juarez came to help solve the country’s problems.
  • La Reforma

    La Reforma
    La reforma was significant because because it was a liberal movement for improvment in unfairness country. La reforma’s major goals were redistribution of land, separation of church and state, and increasing educational opportunities for the poor. This was significant as it helped improve a lot of people’s lives in many positive ways.
  • Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

    Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
    The United States achieved victory in the two year war with mexico led by Santa Anna. So, The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo was signed. This is significant because this treaty formed the territories of the United States that we know of today; the northern third of what was then Mexico, which was California and the American Southwest was handed to the United States.
  • Porfirio Diaz

    Porfirio Diaz
    Diaz was significant as he emphasized order and progress. He adopted an approach called pan o Palo- “bread or the club”, the “bread” included him offering positions in the government, giving a huge opportunity for business men to operate as monopolies. The “club part” was used when people opposed Diaz, this included killing, beating or imprisoning people. Even though Diaz’s method was cruel, it enabled the country to progress and stay in order.
  • Triple Alliance

    Triple Alliance
    Alliance between Germany, Austria Hungary and Italy. This is significant because this alliance was Bismarck’s plan to isolate France and take away all possibly allies from it. In addition, powers between the Triple Entente and the Triple Alliance eventually plunged the world into World War I.
  • Kaiser Wilhelm

    Kaiser Wilhelm
    Kaiser Wilhelm was significant partially as he was very militaristic, this could have a bad or a good impact on Germany depending on the actions taken.
  • The "Powder Keg" of Europe

    The "Powder Keg" of Europe
    Its significance is because the Balkan peninsula had many nationalist uprisings and ethnic clashes. Example of their nationalist uprisings is the assassination of Franz Ferdinand by the Black Hand.
  • Militarism

    Militarism
    Militarism was highly advertised during the world war. This is significant because the rivalry between the powers led to a building up of weapons and an increase in conflict. In addition, an arms race between the rivals, especially the naval arms race between the Germans and the Britains were significantly fierece. An example is the "two-power rule" that the British navy adopted.
  • Triple Entente

    Triple Entente
    This Alliance included Britain, France and Russia. This alliance was significant because they were the opposing army fihgting against the Germans. And this whole thing was significant because thats what led the world into war, like a chain reaction, first two countries, then most of Europe, and later the whole world.
  • Wilhelm, continued

    Wilhelm was also significant as he significantly built the army especially increasing the size of the navy. This created competition between armies making them much more powerful.
  • Annexation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Annexation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
    This event is significant because Austria Hungary's annexations stirred feelings of anger and hatred in Serbians towards them because the lands had large Slavic populations. This caused even more tension and eventually resulted in armed conflict, which developed into a World War.
  • Francisco Madero/"Pancho Villa"

    Francisco Madero/"Pancho Villa"
    Francisco Madero was significant because he believed in democracy and wanted to strengthen its hold in Mexico. He is also significant because of his Robin Hood policy-taking money from the rich and giving it to the poor. He became known as Francisco “pancho” villa- Robin Hood. 1910
  • Bolsheviks

    Bolsheviks
    The Bolsheviks were significant because they were the Red Army fighting against the white army. They were later divided in to three. And after the march revolutions, they were the leaders of Russia when the czar was overthrown. The Bolsheviks later renamed their party to the Communist Party.
  • Emiliano Zapata

    Emiliano Zapata
    Emiliano Zapata was significant because he applied a plan called ayala- supporting “land and liberty”. This plan consisted of the removal of Madero and the selection of a new president; he also demanded that the large land owners would give up a third of their land, so the land can then be distributed to the peasants. Zapata also helped fight for farmers’ rights.
  • Western Front

    Western Front
    The Western front was significant because since the Germans were deadlocked in the Western Front, the Schliffen Plan was left in ruins. Also, this resulted in the Trench Warfare a year later.
  • Eastern Front

    Eastern Front
    The Eastern Front was significant because it a stretch area of battlefield along the German and Russian border. In the Eastern Front, Russians and Serbians battled Germans and Austro-Hungarians. The war in the east was a more mobile war than the one in the west.
  • Archduke Franz Ferdinand

    Archduke Franz Ferdinand
    This is significant because his assassination resulted in armed conflict between the Austria Hungarians and the Serbians. The conflict between these two resulted in the World War I as the allies of both sides joined the fight.
  • The Black Hand

    The Black Hand
    This organization is significant because it was a 19 year old member of the Serbian terrorist group that assassinated Franz Ferdinand. They were the fundamental reason for the start of the World War I, as the allies of each country joined the armed conflict.
  • Propaganda

    Propaganda
    Propaganda was the spreading of ideas, information, or rumor, true or untrue, this was significant because it had a purpose of helping or injuring an institution, a cause, or a person. Governments used it to keep the people's spirits up even though the situations on battlefields were horrific.
  • New Weapons of War

    New Weapons of War
    The new weapons of war were very significant as they greatly improved warfare. All this new technology did was kill a greater number of people more effectively. For example, the new machine gun was much better than the improved musket because it shot 8 rounds/sec, rather than 2 if lucky.
  • Schlieffen Plan

    Schlieffen Plan
    Schlieffen Plan is significant because it ended as a failure, and the German army was deadlocked in the northern region of France, which resulted in war in the West Front and also the Trench warfare.
  • Central Powers

    Central Powers
    Central powers is significant because if it wasn’t for them the war wouldn’t of started. WWI is like a chain reaction, each country supporting its ally, the war would have been between only two countries if it wasn’t for the central powers.
  • Allies/ Allied powers

    Allies/ Allied powers
    Like the central powers the Allies were significant as they were the trigger to war. The war would have been between Serbia and Austria-Hungary but the allied forces joined in and so did the central powers which was just feeding the war more blood.
  • Trench Warfare

    Trench Warfare
    This is significant because the armies in the Western Front traded huge losses of human lives for pitifully small land gains. Life in the trenches were living hell. The soldiers suffered many traumas after these warfares. The trench warfare could be described as the worst part of the war. Also, the trench warfare was the reason for the failure of the Schlieffen Plan, as it lasted for 4 years.
  • New Mexican constitution

    Started by Carranza, the revolution is still in effect today. it promoted education, land reforms, and workers rights. this helped increase the standerd throughout the country
  • Total War

    Total War
    This is significant because the countries devoted their resources to the war effort. Britain, Germany, Austria, Russia and France's governments were dedicated to winning the war.
  • Joseph Stalin

    Joseph Stalin
    He was significant because he created a totalitarian state by purging all opposition. Totalitarianism describes a government that takes total, centralized, state control over every aspect of public and private life.
  • Vladamir Lenin

    Vladamir Lenin
    He was significant because he was the Russian founder of the Bolsheviks, leader of the Russian Revolution and first head of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. He followed Marxist beliefs, and renamed the Bolsheviks as the Communist party.
  • Proletariats

    The proletariats were significant because these workers would then form “a dictatorship of the proletariat” which meant that they would rule the country. Most of the people in the proletariat were poor.
  • Unrestriced Submarine Warfare

    Unrestriced Submarine Warfare
    This is significant because as the result of this, the United States joined the World War. The Germans declared and used it to starve the British, but resulted in a failure and it became as if they lured the United States into war.
  • Provisional Government

    Provisional Government
    Significant because as the result of Alexander Kerensky choosing to continue the World War I, the Provisional Government lost the support of the soldiers and the civilians. This resulted in the foundation of the Soviets.
  • Soviet

    Soviet
    The local councils of workers, peasants, and soldiers. This is significant because they were usually more influential than the Provisional Government in many cities. Also, Lenin took control of the Soviets in major Russian cities and the Soviets assisted the Bolshevik's Revolution.
  • Influenza Epidemic of 1918

    Influenza Epidemic of 1918
    This event is significant because this killed as many as twenty million worldwide, plunging the world into chaos. The flu was told to kill more American soldiers in Europe than by the enemy.
  • Rationing

    Rationing
    This is significant becuase it guaranteed supplies, as the countries experienced a shortage in supplies. The first supplies to be rationed were sugar and meat.
  • Communist Party

    Communist Party
    The Bolsheviks later called themselves as the Communist Party, following Marx's writings. This is significant because they used the word "communism" to describe the equal society. However, it was a flawed communism as the party held all power.
  • The Fourteen Points

    The Fourteen Points
    This is significant because it supported important ideas about democracy and peace. From the fourteen points, the League of Nations emerged.
  • Woodrow Wilson

    Woodrow Wilson
    He is significant because he suggested the creation the League of Nations, which was the fourteenth point of Wilson’s Fourteen Points. He emphasized democracy in his ideas, and an example is Self-determination, which was also in the Fourteen Points. He also gave the idea of separating national boundaries on ethnic lines.
  • Armistice

    Armistice
    The Armistice was significant because it was the agreement between the French and German to end WWI. Without this armistice, war could still be going on today. This armistice was completed at 11:00 AM.
  • Treaty of Versaille

    It was significant because the treaty stripped Germany of all Army, Navy, and Air force. It also stated that Germany had to repair war damages and pay for everything, which led to be around 32 billion Marks. Germany also had to confess a war guilt clause for causing World War I. Germany also lost many pieces of land and all their colonies.
  • League of Nations

    League of Nations
    Although it was a failure, this is significant because it provided the tread stone for the United Nations that exist today. Came from the 14th point of the Fourteen Points by Woodrow WIlson.
  • Georges Clemenceau

    Georges Clemenceau
    He is significant because he planned the Peace of Vengeance, that included the Article 231. He and George created new nations after the war, completely ignoring the idea of national boundaries on ethnic lines proposed by Woodrow Wilson.
  • Peace of Vengeance

    Peace of Vengeance
    The harsh punishment to Germany that the French and the British supported, during the Treaty of Versailles. This is significant because this caused for the Germans to greatly detest the Allies.
  • Article 231

    Article 231
    Also known as the “war guilt” clause.This article is significant because this punishment put all the responsibility for the war on the shoulders of the Germans. It also stirred a feeling of hatred and anger towards the allies in the Germans.
  • Self-determination

    Self-determination could have good or bad significance depending on how the people would use it. it was significant because people got to decide for themselves, instead of being forced upon, they got to decide what government system they wanted.